City Council Speaker Corey Johnson joined Council Member Robert Holden to check out the proposed shelter site on Cooper Ave. in Glendale. Photo courtesy of Robert Holden.

Holden Hunkers Down For Round Two of Shelter Fight

A proposed shelter site in Glendale gives literal meaning to the term “warehousing” the homeless and, for the second time in five years, Council Member Robert Holden is gearing up to fight it.

The Department of Homeless Services has proposed converting a vacant factory and warehouse at 78-16 Cooper Avenue into a shelter for homeless men.

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The Bedford-Atlantic Armory Men's Shelter in Brooklyn // Google Maps

De Blasio Streamlines Rental Assistance Vouchers for City’s Homeless

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday that New York City will consolidate the various and confusing ways homeless residents can apply for housing assistance to get back on their feet.

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QEDC Director of Public Relations, Marketing & Tourism and Queens Ambassador Rob MacKay // Courtesy of Rob MacKay

Rob MacKay Dishes on His Beloved Borough, Ozone Park fights shelter site, DA Brown busts a rapist. It’s Queens Today.

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Ozone Park Residents to Confront DHS Over Proposed Men’s Shelter

Ozone Park residents angry about a proposal to convert a local church into a homeless shelter will get a chance to confront the Department of Homeless Services directly Thursday night.

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